I Knew I Wanted to Start a Business


Jon Stein '09, Founder and CEO of Betterment, talks about how his experience at Columbia Business School helped to shape his thinking and get his business off the ground.

Finding Our Own Path

"Columbia was a great place to reach traditional business school outcomes in finance and consulting. But in the J-Term program and the Lang Center, it also had a community of people who helped those of us who wanted an entrepreneurial future to find our own paths. " –Adam Frey '05

Alumni from the classes of 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2013 returned to Columbia Business School for Reunion 2014. Throughout the weekend, alumni shared what Columbia Business School represents to them.